CV

Education

2018-2021 Sheet metal worker and welder studies, Turku Vocational Institute, Finland

2017 Blender 3D graphics, Turku Finnish Workers’ College, Turku Finland

2010 Art Education, The Open University of Turku, Turku Finland

2003-2007 Visual Artist, Alfa-Art College of Art, Helsinki Finland

2005-2006 Visual Art Studies, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Netherlands

1999-2002 Secondary School Graduate, Juhana Herttua Art High School, Turku Finland

Public Artworks and Art Happenings

2021 Jänöset, Public artwork, Tommilankadun päiväkoti, Turku Finland  

2021 Huoneiden kirja, immersive art event, Turku Finland

2021 AALLOT public artwork, Bertelinkulma Turku, Finland

2020 I see you, multi-channel interactive and site specific media artwork, Me-talo Turku Finland  

2020 Armadillo, Public artwork, Barefoot Path, Environmental Art Exhibition, Korppoo, Finland

2020 The one that lies inside, Public art work, Tougenkyo Art Festival 2020, Kitaibaraki Japan

2019 Over the Moon, site-specific metal relief, Cyclo Project 2019 / Finland-Japan 100-year friendship, Tsushima Aichi, Japan

2019 Multiverse , Public artwork, Turku Vocational Insitute, Finland

2019 Doggo Walk-In sketch x Night of the Arts Turku , Gaggui Kaffela, Turku Finland

2019 Think Pink, Environmental artwork, Ruisrock Festival, Turku Finland

2019 Armadillo, Public artwork, Ruisrock Festival, Turku Finland  

2019 I see you, site-specific interactive media art performance, Kesärauha festival, Turku Finland

2019 Doggo Walk-In sketch , Musti ja Mirri, Kaarina Finland

2019 Doggo Walk-In sketch , Gaggui Kaffela, Turku Finland

2018 I see you, site-specific interactive media art performance, ILMIÖ festival, Turku Finland  

2018 Think Pink, Environmental artwork, Ruisrock Festival, Turku Finland  

2018 I see you, site-specific interactive media art performance, VAFT – Video Art Festival Turku, Turku Finland  

2017 Bubbles of Joy (Ilon Kuplat), wall art from painted wood and styrofoam at ILOkauneus Beauty Salon, Turku Finland

2017 Christmas window, window drawing for MIDAS Jeweler’s, Turku Finland

2017 Ruisraami, environmental art at Ruissalo Kansanpuisto, Turku Finland

2017 Livestream Sketching at Silmänjuhla -event, Salo Finland

2017 Livestream Sketching at Ruisrock Festival, Turku Finland

2017 Ruisraami, Environmental artwork at Ruisrock Festival, Turku Finland

2015 Täl vai tois pual?, printed canvas at Shopping Center Forum Kortteli, Turku Finland

2015 The world, mural in Gaffela, Turku Finland

2014 Where´s My Dinner (Pinja)?, painting at Gaggui Kaffela, Turku Finland

2012 Mural, Kaunis Marabella, Helsinki Finland

2007, 2005 Several paintings, Lounais-Suomen taxidata Oy, Turku Finland

2007 Mural in private home, Lieto Finland

Works in many private collections

Community Art

2021 Maailma huoneessani, RaumArs A-i-R, Rauma, Finland

2020 KaiPuu, Community Artwork, Holz Kollektiv, Turku, Finland

2019 Community Art Workshop , Arigatee Tougenkyo Art Fest 2020, Kitaibaraki Ibaraki, Japan

2019 Community Art Workshop, Lumier Center Cyclo Project 2019 / Finland-Japan 100-year friendship, Tsushima Aichi, Japan

2018 Aktiivipyörä, Mitäs mitäs mitäs -Celebration of Alternative Arts, Urjala Finland  

2017 Isot edellä, pienet perässä, Community art workshop Leader at Taide tuli kylään with City of Turku & Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2014 Printing Workshop Leader, Plækä & Kaverit Joulukauppa, Turku Finland

2011 Turkupoli Community art game, Olohuone 306,4 km², Turku Finland

2010 Painting Workshop Leader, Unobstructed Beach of Ekvalta, Turku Finland (cooperation with Turun Seudun Vammaisjärjestöt ry)

2010 Ruusun Tarina, Community art workshop, Service Center Ruusukortteli, Turku Finland (cooperation with Community Artist/Photographer Pia Bartsch)

2008-2009 Community Art Workshop Tutor, Olohuone 306,4km² ,Turku Finland

Solo Exhibitions

2021/7 Sepän talo, Rauma Finland (Maailma huoneessani / RaumArs)

2020/6 Tohmajärvi Museomylläkkä, Tohmajärvi, Finland

2020/1 Arigatee, Kitaibaraki Ibaraki, Japan

2019/5 Kaarina-talo, Kaarina, Finland  

2019/1 Galleria 2, Pirkkala, Finland 

2018/8 Galleria 3H+K, Pori Finland  

2017/1 Puf Galleria, Turku Finland

2011/5 Gaggugalleria, Turku Finland

2008/9 Televisio Lifestyle Store, Turku Finland

2007/8 Galleria Raya, Turku Finland

2005/8 Lounais-Suomen taxitalo, Turku Finland

Group Exhibitions

2021/6-9 SYKLI Turku Artists’ Association Group Exhibition, Loimaa Art House, Loimaa Finland

2020/11-12 Turku Artists’ Association / Winter Salon 2020, Kunsthalle Turku, Turku Finland

2020/11-12 Turku Artoteque: X-mas Art Fair, Kunsthalle Turku, Turku Finland

2020/1 Tenshin Memorial Art Museum Ibaraki, Tougenkyo Art Festival 2020, Kitaibaraki Ibaraki, Japan

2019/1 Låppuunmyynti, Gallery Å, Turku Finland

2018/8 B-Galleria, I LOVE Turku Pride: EXHIBITIONS 2018, Turku Finland   

2018/7 The Turku Artists’ Association’s summer exhibition, led-screen of Turku City Theatre, Turku Finland 

2017-2018 Riihimäki Art Museum, YES – Union of Finnish Art Associations annual exhibition, Riihimäki Finland

2017/9-12 Tiketti Galleria, Ruisrock: Here a human is happy, Helsinki Finland 

2017/9 Merkuriuksen Karnevaali, Pop-Up exhibition, Turku Finland 

2016/12 Bar Kuka (Peoples Guggenheim), Turku Finland 

2016-2018 Pure Hero (Longboard illustrations with Reindeer Longboards), Turku Finland 

2015/7 Louhitalo (Tuija Hirvonen-Puhakka 50+1), Eno Finland 

2008/10 Ant Gallery (Me ei olla kilttejä enää), Helsinki Finland 

2007/5 Kaapelitehdas Valssaamo (Alfa-Art Graduation), Helsinki Finland 

2005/12 Savoy, Helsinki Finland 

2005/7 Galleria Marski, Porvoo Finland

Artist in Residence

2021 Stipend Artist at Community Art residence RaumArs A-i-R, Rauma, Finland (Maailma huoneessani)

2020 Artist in residence Tohmajärvi, Tohmajärvi, Finland

2019 Lumier Center (Invited Artis for Cyclo Project 2019 / Finland-Japan 100-year friendship), Tsushima Aichi, Japan

2019 Arigatee (Invited Artist for Tougenkyo Art Festival 2020), Kitaibaraki Ibaraki, Japan

2017 Aspan Ateljee (SKjL), Karjalohja Finland

Grants & Competitions

2021 Art Grant | The City of Turku

2021 Working Grant | Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

2020 Highest awarded, i.e. second prize |Jänöset | Open art competition for the art complex to be placed in the new building of Tommilankatu kindergarten, Turku, Finland

2020 Working Grant | TOP-säätiö

2020 Working Grant | Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

2020 Working Grant for Holz Kollektiv KaiPuu, Community Artwork | The City of Turku

2020 Working Grant for I see you, site-specific interactive media art performance | Turku 2029 säätiö

2020 Final four at public art competition | Malskis | Lahti Museum of Art, Poster and Design, Lahti Finland

2019 Working Grant for Tougenkyo Art Festival 2020 | Kitaibaraki Art City

2017 Working Grant for Silmänjuhla media art festival | City of Salo

2010 Working Grant for ATT Anarkistiset Taide Tädit -Art Group | Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2007 Graduation Scholarship | Alfa-Art College of Art & gallerist Kirsi Niemistö

Activities

2021- Member, Kuvasto ry, Finland

2021- Member, Muu ry, Finland

2020- Founder member, Holz Kollektiv, Turku Finland

2020- Chairman of the Board, Osuuskunta Canadantuijat, Turku Finland

2019 Mentor for final year art student, Art School Alfa-Art, Helsinki Finland

2019- Deputy member of the Board , Titanikin kannatusyhdistys ry, Turku Finland

2018- Founder member, Osuuskunta Canadantuijat, Turku Finland

2017- Member, Turku Artists Association, Turku Finland

2010- Founder member, ATT Anarkistiset Taide Tädit -Art Group, Turku Finland

2008-2011 Member, Art Community Olohuone ry, Turku Finland

2010-2011 Deputy member of the Board, Kirjan talo, Turku Finland

2010-2011 Chairman of the Board, Art Community Olohuone ry, Turku Finland

2008- 2011 Member of the Board, Art Community Olohuone ry, Turku Finland

Illustrations

2015- A variety of card and poster illustrations

2008- A variety of tattoo illustrations

2008- A variety of logo designs

2016 Illustrations for Reindeer Longboards

2016 Illustrations for sex education, Kalliolan nuoret ry / E-talo

2015 Art poster, NaNi Group Oy

2008 , 2009 Cover illustrations, Edico Oy

Works for sale

2020- Turun Taidelainaamo

2018- TAIKO Finnish Art Online

2017- Martin Aitta, Turku Finland

2012-2016 Aava Helsinki (Design by -collection)

2015 Pop-Å, Turku Finland

2010-2013 PaintingDb

2007-2009 Televisio Lifestyle Store, Turku

Teaching Activities

2017-2018 Media Art Instructor, City of Turku, Finland

2013-2014 Teacher of Fine Arts, Turun lasten ja nuorten kuvataidekoulu, Turku Finland

2010-2013 Teacher of Fine Arts (Perspective Drawing), Paasikivi-Opisto, Turku Finland

2012 Teacher of Fine Arts (Color Theory), Paasikivi-Opisto, Turku Finland

Producer

2021 Producer, Maailma huoneessani, spatial place- and context-related community art project, RaumArs, Rauma Finland

2020 Producer, I see you, multi-channel interactive and site specific media artwork, Me-talo Turku Finland  

2020 Producer, KaiPuu, Community Artwork, Holz Kollektiv, Turku, Finland

2019 Decorator, Ruishelmi / Vantaan Festivaalit Oy, Turku Finland

2018 Curator , ”I LOVE Turku Pride: EXHIBITIONS 2018” exhibition series

2013-2016 Founder / Producer / Barista, Gaggui Kaffela, Turku Finland

2013-2013 Store Manager, Ivana Helsinki, Helsinki Finland

2011-2012 Producer, Napa Illustrations, The Yellow City -exhibition / WDC Helsinki 2012, Helsinki Finland

2009-2010 Producer, Olohuone 306,4km² (open and free urban art festival), Turku Finland

2008-2009 Store Manager, Televisio Lifestyle Store, Turku Finland